Mexican Lager Beer Recipe | All Grain Light American Lager by Gastamm | Brewer's Friend
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Mexican Lager

168 calories 17.6 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Light American Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.58 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.08 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.041 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.051 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 168 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.6 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday December 30th 2021
1.051
1.013
5.1%
16.4
5.5
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale5 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 42.3%
3 lb German - Pilsner3 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 25.4%
3 lb Crisp Malting - Flaked Torrefied Maize3 lb Flaked Torrefied Maize 36.8 0.66 25.4%
0.50 lb German - Acidulated Malt0.5 lb Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 4.2%
0.33 lb German - CaraMunich I0.33 lb CaraMunich I 34 39 2.8%
11.83 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.75 oz Tettnanger0.75 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 11.58 42.9%
1 oz Motueka1 oz Motueka Hops Pellet 7 Boil 5 min 4.79 57.1%
1.75 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.5 gal Infusion 166 °F 152 °F 60 min
5 gal Batch Sparge 180 °F 170 °F 10 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.30 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.30 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
0.20 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.20 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
0.20 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.10 g Gypsum Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
0.50 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 g Baking Soda Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
55 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 430 B cells required
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Priming
CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Pilsen (Light Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
7 3 2 5 5 25
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Ferment at 55 degrees for about 7 days. Let rise to 70 and finish fermentation for 7 more days.

Cold Crash to 35 degrees and keep it there for 2 to 3 more weeks then bottle/keg.

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